Born June 1, 1930 I grew-up in the small farming community of Tranquility. Spent more than 50 years in all aspects of business management and marketing, volunteering in my community, nationally and internationally. Co-Founder of the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (now Cystic Fibrosis Canada) for which both of us were awarded the Order of Canada and other honours. Now retired and writing stories about various events and experiences that have shaped my life. I married Donna Patricia Birdsell on October 20, 1951 and she has been my partner and soul mate for more than 65 years. We now have four grown children, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren.